New exploration of how the moving image mediates our relationship to and understanding of landscapes. The focus is on artists’ film and video and draws on work from the 1970s to the present day. An informed, personal view from a high profile author considering if appreciation of nature’s aesthetics undermines commitment to ecology.
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Bimodal Press is excited to present Gravity Spells II: Bay Area New Music and Expanded Cinema Art, a combined publication release and performance series featuring over 30 Bay Area musicians, sound artists, filmmakers and writers.
In activity in Recife between 2011 and 2015, the Bcubico was configured as an important field of exhibition and sharing of different contemporary art forms, also interested for the image in movement related to the experimental cinema, videoart and other expressions.
“This book is a echo manifest of the dynamics of space as a field of experience, but also a place of excellence of presentations through texts, testimonials, stories, and photos” as Barrus points out.
The independent British film journal Afterimage published thirteen issues between 1970 and 1987. International in scope, it surveyed the many forms of radical cinema during an extraordinary period of film history. Having emerged in the wake of post-1968 cultural and political change, Afterimage charted contemporary developments with special issues on themes such as the avant-garde, Latin American cinema and visionary animation, and also looked back at early film pioneers.
Produced on the occasion of Leslie Thornton’s major solo exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center as well as a recent solo exhibition at Kunstverein Nurnberg, this richly illustrated volume is the first monograph on this important artist and filmmaker, offering essential, foundational scholarship on Thornton’s influential work in film and video.
Just as punk created a space for bands such as the Slits and Poly Styrene to challenge 1970s norms of femininity, through a transgressive, strident new female-ness, it also provoked experimental feminist film makers to initiate a parallel, lens-based challenge to patriarchal modes of film making.
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If it can be said that experimental filmmakers are "expanding" the artistic field through an exploration of the potencies, modes of dissemination, or even performance of the moving image, in the Anthropocene age, these practices hope for another kind of expansion: to expand our experience of nature.
Over the last four decades, American artist and filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh has forged a distinctive moving image practice in the ruins of originality and authority. With contributions from Erika Balsom, Elena Gorfinkel, Tendai Mutambu, John David Rhodes and Shola von Rheinold, Peggy Ahwesh: Vision Machines explores how she has extended and contested the paradigm of experimental cinema.
This beautiful and mysterious book whose unedited pages contain a collection of letters that the famous brothers Jonas and Adolfas Mekas sent from America to Semeniškiai village, Biržai district, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic. They were all addressed to the most important addressee of their lives – their mother, Elzbieta Mekienė.
Found Footage Magazine is proud to present Found Footage & Collage Films: Selected Works, edited and introduced by César Ustarroz. For enthusiasts of avant-garde cinema, this deluxe limited edition of sixteen short films provides a vivid account of various creative processes in the recycling of images in experimental moving image art. Found Footage & Collage Films: Selected Works comes complete with a book filled with analysis and insights of the selected films.
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